The Rev. Dr. Kristin Adkins Whitesides

Denomination: Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF)
Organization: First Baptist Church, Winchester, VA

The Rev. Dr. Kristin Adkins Whitesides is senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Winchester, VA. 

Kristin graduated from the University of Richmond, and earned her M.Div. from Duke Divinity School and her D.Min. in Biblical Interpretation and Proclamation from Candler School of Theology at Emory University. 

Before coming to First Baptist Winchester in 2005 as Associate Pastor and Minister to Youth, she worked as a pastoral intern at churches in North Carolina and Virginia. She became Senior Pastor in spring 2017.

Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Dr. Kristin Adkins Whitesides

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Kristin Adkins Whitesides: Standing in the Way

Tuesday May 10, 2022
Kristin Adkins Whitesides says that from the very beginning, God has believed in the church more than we have believed in ourselves. So God has constantly been challenging us to dream bigger, to imagine a world ruled not by the rule of law but by the law of love.

Kristin Whitesides: Set Free

Tuesday August 20, 2019
Dr. Kristin Whitesides helps us see the point of view of a woman with a spirit of infirmity, bent over, only able to see the ground, and thus ignored and overlooked by all around her. This was her life for 18 years, until Jesus in the synagogue proclaims she is “set free.” Praise is only one reaction to this healing””the other comes from the threatened religious leaders.